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Dr. Renate Rieder


German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

UPC Representative

Magistra rer. nat. (Chemie)

LL.M. "European Intellectual Property Law“

Renate’s professional competence and expertise, the results of a broad chemical education and training and several years of research work in the fields of bioorganic chemistry and molecular biology, cover a wide scientific spectrum. She has also accumulated wide knowledge in the field of patent law. Between October 2015 and December 2017 she studied for a master’s degree in European Intellectual Property Law, in the context of which she undertook an intensive study of European and international aspects of patent litigation.

since 2016
Patent attorney at Maiwald
2015 - 2016
Freelance German patent attorney
2011 - 2013
Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald
2008 - 2011
Postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology and the Institute for Molecular Infection Biology of the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg
2004 - 2008
Research assistant at the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the University of Innsbruck

Admitted to practice before the UPC
Admitted to practice as European patent attorney
2015 - 2017
Master’s degree in "European Intellectual Property Law" (LL.M.) from the University of Hagen
Admitted to practice as German patent attorney
2012 - 2014
Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
2004 - 2008
Doctoral degree in the field of bioorganical chemistry from the University of Innsbruck
1997 - 2004
Studied chemistry at the University of Innsbruck

  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation

  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi

  • German
  • English